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CHING HEAD By PASS APPARATUS Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023352D
Original Publication Date: 1977-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-30

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal


A clutch mechanism for selectively disconnecting one or more stitching or stapling heads (18) in a wire stitching or stapling apparatus- The clutch mechanism includes a clutch member (250) selectively displaceable between a position over the driving tang (240) of the stitching or stapling head (18) to couple the driving tang (240) to the head driving bar (242) , and a nonintercepting position wherein the driving tang (240) is uncoupled from the driving bar (242) Lock pin (260) cooperates with hole pair (262, 263) in the lock member (250) to retain the lock member (250) in the position selected-